Alcoholics Anonymous


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an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism

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Alcoholics Anonymous: a phenomenological and existential perspective.
The sample was then divided into AA membership status using the following question from the Alcoholics Anonymous Involvement scale (AAI; Tonigan, Connors & Miller 1996): "Do you consider yourself to be a member of Alcoholics Anonymous?" At the final interview, 44 (54.3%) answered "yes." This group formed the AA group.
Lena wallows for much of her life in alcohol addiction in an eleven-year marriage of convenience with changing houses and changing hairstyles and an employment record of fourteen jobs in one year before she connects with Alcoholics Anonymous an understanding counsellor a college education and eventually a career in social work.
Practicing the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a profound and positive impact on abstinence from substances and on life functioning.
AL-ANON Family Groups is a worldwide self-help organisation closely related to Alcoholics Anonymous.
"The Lead: Daily Inspirations in Search of Peace and Serenity" is one's unedited account of their quest to rid themselves of that poison for good and how the twelve steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous saved his life.
"One remembers either about how much fun they had or how much trouble they got into," said Jim M., a 45-year-old member of Alcoholics Anonymous. "They're almost mourning a loss."
The support I have been able to give him does not seem to have been effective, and I wonder if Alcoholics Anonymous might be useful, but know little of what is involved.
Locked up for the fourth time at Manhattan's Towns Hospital in 1934, Wilson had a spiritual awakening that led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous and the successful remedy for alcoholism--the 12-step programme.
In Glendale, California, Superior Court Judge John Doyle sentenced Osment to three years probation and ordered the 18-year-old to spend 60 hours in an alcohol rehabilitation and education programme, as well as attend at least 26 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings over a six-month period.
Are you a Jew?" He later blamed the outburst on his alcoholism, which, as every card-carrying member of Alcoholics Anonymous knows, can cloud your thinking on world history as soon as you are presented with a pair of handcuffs.
Alcoholics Anonymous refers to alcoholism as a disease of denial--the alcoholic is usually the last person to realise that they have a problem.
He must complete drug and alcohol rehabilitation; join a support program, such as Alcoholics Anonymous; earn a high school diploma; and take job training.
Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment for alcoholism work best if started at the same time, according to a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.